How Long Does Lemon Bread Last (Freshly Baked)?


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1-2 days
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1 week
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2-3 months


Shelf Life Tips

  • How long does lemon bread last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep freshly baked lemon bread (or lemon loaf) in a dry area.
  • To maximize the shelf life of lemon bread, cover with foil or plastic wrap or place in a plastic bag to prevent drying out.
  • Properly stored, freshly baked lemon bread will last for about 1 to 2 days at normal room temperature.
  • How long does lemon bread last in the fridge? Freshly baked lemon bread will keep well for about 1 week in the fridge when properly stored.
  • Can you freeze lemon bread? Yes, to freeze: wrap lemon bread tightly with aluminum foil or plastic freezer wrap, or place in heavy-duty freezer bag.
  • How long does lemon bread last in the freezer? Properly stored, it will maintain best quality for about 2 to 3 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
  • The freezer time shown is for best quality only - lemon bread that has been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if lemon bread is bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the lemon bread: discard any that has an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the lemon bread.

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